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division

(Act of dividing), noun allocation, allotment, apportionment, breaking, breakup, cleavage, cut, cutting, departmentalization, detachment, disaccord, disassociation, disbandment, disconnection, discord, disengagement, disharmony, disjunction, disjuncture, dispersal, dispersion, dissemination, disseverance, dissipation, dissociation, dissonance, distribution, disunion, disuniting, disunity, divisio, divorce, faction, noncooperation, opposition, parcelling, parting, partitio, partition, portioning, rationing, schism, scission, section, segmentation, segregation, sejunction, separation, severance, sharing, split, splitting, spread, sunderance, tearing, uncoupling, untying
Associated concepts: division of costs, division of damages, division of governmental powers, division of property, eqqitable division, final division and distribution, political subbivision

division

(Administrative unit), noun area, branch, cadre, canton, category, chapter, class, classification, district, group, grouping, province, region, ward, zone
See also: affiliate, alienation, allotment, apportionment, argument, article, assignment, bureau, capacity, chamber, chapter, class, classification, component, conflict, constituency, constituent, contention, decentralization, denomination, department, detail, dichotomy, difference, differentiation, disaccord, disagreement, disassociation, discord, discrimination, dispensation, dissension, distribution, equity, estrangement, faction, incompatibility, installment, kind, land, manner, member, moiety, offshoot, organ, part, place, plot, portion, province, ration, region, rubric, schism, segment, segregation, separation, severance, sphere, split, subdivision, subheading, territory, title, unit, variance

DIVISION, Eng. law. A particular and ascertained part of a county. In Lincolnshire, division means what riding does in Yorkshire.

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Nation building in Pakistan, as it has proved through various divisionary programs, was never in its designs.
In order to regulate environmental affairs in a decentralized government, sub divisionary offices of the Environment Protection Agency are to be set up in the North Central Province and the South Province this year.
This is a divisionary step that splits the Lebanese and classifies them by imposing barriers and later walls to separate them in a bid to achieve what years of civil war failed to accomplish," the Lebanon First bloc MP said.
Equally, the Council is undertaking divisionary work with young people in the area by way of the creation of a Youth Shelter.
The State Cabinet's decision is likely to have far reaching repercussions for other states in India, and could trigger similar divisionary and disturbing decisions.
What is at stake in Edelman's analysis is a structure of consensus, which is entirely concomitant with the police order and not at all concomitant with the divisionary disagreements necessitated by the politics of the demos.
But the label 'clear red water' which they embrace and through which their 'progressive alternative' has been articulated is, at its core, based upon a divisionary, nation-centred logic.

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